The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) recently published the results from its comprehensive public opinion survey of 1,000 registered voters. The survey was conducted by telephone November 12 – 16, 2014.
Key findings of the survey include:
- Courts remain the most trusted branch of government;
- Court users express confidence in fairness of proceedings, but have doubts about customer service and job performance;
- There is a strong demand for greater availability of online services; and,
- The public worries that politics undermines the impartiality of the court system